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And anyway ... I took a Sunday afternoon, and as our attic is a finish...able space, I hard-piped using 4” rigid duct, going out the attic's side wall. It wasn't a super-amazing or difficult project, considering of course that the bath fan had already been installed. But imagine it - a one man show up into the 3rd-floor attic, down to the ground and then up a 32’ ladder. Down the 32’ foot ladder and repeat until it is hooked up. A five-foot run of duct took roughly four hours (ugh!) and I see why now that the Other Man wanted to avoid it.
Building Moxie Does Electrical Work :: Adding a Sub-Panel, Installing Exterior Outlets & Hooking up Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Detectors5
Together we (okay maybe a little more he): Hooked up a 60amp sub-panel (in my attic), Ran a new 20amp dedicated circuit to my youngest daughter’s bedroom, Installed two exterior outlets, & Finally, finished the hardwired circuit of six smoke detectors. [...]
Fall by far has been my best season for diy. It’s just the way it’s been, and especially the last few years. Ironic perhaps, the easy, cooler temperatures setting in, but a sorta kick in the pants somehow. I mean – I inevitably find myself saying at some point to myself something in the way of ... “Awww. Shit! Winter will be here before you know it. Better git with getting it.” [...]
As I stood in my basement, looking up at the floor joists of the dining room above, I thought to myself, “I guess I do know a few things about insulation.” [ . . . ]
But really, from the get go, this one was simply a no brainer for me. Owens Corning ihmo kills it (in a good way) with their marketing on this one. While they likely had my moxiful self at . . . “Many people are quick to admit they lack the confidence to tackle home improvement projects. . . . “ The DIY Guy campaign sealed the deal. Haven’t seen it . . . ? Well . . . my post on it >> Building Moxie: This Here DIY Guy. Or . . .